The March 4 tennnis match against Ventura College ended in a loss for Pierce College, with Ventura musterign a final score of 9-0. Only Kostya Omelyinchuk, a freshman tennis player, managed to tie in his second set against Ventura's Hassan Abbas; but after comingup short in his third set, Pierce ended without a win, losing its six singles and three doubles in the first home game on March 4.
Baseball returned to Pierce College on Thursday as the Brahmas battled the Renegades of Bakersfield College, with the game ending 9-6 in favor of the Renegades. Pierce is now 3-4 across their last seven games, which date back to Feb. 21. "We left it all on the field today and unfortunately we didn't play well enough to win," said Joe Arnold, head coach of the Brahmas.
Fresh out of an extra-inning heartbreaker at Citrus, the Pierce College baseball team avenged their loss, rallying to defeat the Owls 12-7 on March 6 at Joe Kelly Field. The Brahmas came into the game sporting a 2-3 in-conference record, and risked falling four games behind first-place Bakersfield with a loss.
The season has ended for the Pierce College men's basketball team as they step off the court with two wins out of a total of 24 games. Despite winning their last game, which was against Cuesta College on Saturday, the team has not qualified to proceed on to the regional finals that will continue through March.
The Pierce College baseball team scored a landslide victory against Glendale Community College on Thursday, with an amazing shutout score of 10-0. "The game went well," said starting pitcher Cameron Collard. "We had good defense and good plays at the right time.
Pierce College's quest to debut a men's soccer team in the upcoming fall semester has hit a temporary snag due to California's statewide budget cuts authorized on Feb. 16. Adolfo Perez, women's soccer coach and prospective men's coach, said that adding men's soccer ran smoothly before the cuts, with Pierce already recruiting 20-30 potential players.
With almost the whole season ahead of them, the men's volleyball team is confident that they will finish with a very satisfying record. The new season for volleyball began two weeks ago with a starting record of 3-2. The team believes it will improve on that tremendously, despite their young players.
Reggie Smith Jr., son of former Major League Baseball player Reggie Smith, accepted a position as the new defensive coordinator for the Pierce College football team. He came to Pierce after coaching at Chaminade High School in West Hills for the past five years.
The Pierce College softball team was beaten by Citrus College 3-17 Feb. 21, with the umpire calling for mercy in the fifth inning. In the first inning, Pierce matched Citrus run for run with Citrus scoring two runs in the top and Pierce answering with two runs in the bottom of the inning.
The Pierce College softball team was beaten by Citrus College 3-17 on Thursday, with the umpire calling for mercy in the fifth inning. In the first inning, Pierce matched Citrus run for run with Citrus scoring two runs in the top and Pierce answering with two runs in the bottom of the inning.